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Brave new campus

Brave new campus Sex and Bondage 101 Candace de Russy on the new academic frontier THE SEX MOVEMENT in academia is in part a product of the latest transmutation of feminism, known as “sex-positive feminism.” One of its leaders, Lisa Palac, a self-described “cyber-sex queen,” is the author of The Edge of the Bed: How […]

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Correspondence: Author Ann Crittenden, whose The Price of Motherhood was reviewed by Jennifer Braceras in the the last issue of TWQ, responds

Correspondence: Author Ann Crittenden, whose The Price of Motherhood was reviewed by Jennifer Braceras in the the last issue of TWQ, responds – Brief Article Ann Crittenden I APPRECIATE THE OPPORTUNITY to respond to Jennifer Braceras’ recent review of my book The Price of Motherhood. I hope our differences can shed light, no doubt, on […]

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Feminist Holidays

Feminist Holidays – Brief Article Kathryn Jean Lopez Through the Year with the Sisterhood DIDN’T FIND a politically correct feminist calendar under your Christmas tree? That’s okay. We’ll take you through a few holidays you won’t want to miss this year, courtesy of the National Organization for Women. February 14–A bit of a non-holiday for […]

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Lionel Tiger: Is manliness really back in favor? TWQ editor Charlotte Hays poses the question to Rutgers University anthropologist Lionel Tiger, author of the ground-breaking The Decline of Males

Lionel Tiger: Is manliness really back in favor? TWQ editor Charlotte Hays poses the question to Rutgers University anthropologist Lionel Tiger, author of the ground-breaking The Decline of Males – Interview Charlotte Hays TWQ: Many people have said that since the attacks of September 11 masculinity is making a comeback. Can you comment on this? […]

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The beat goes on

The beat goes on – Diary Grace Paine Terzian IN THE EARLY 1990s, despite my status as a homemaker with two small children in the burbs, I was asked to participate in brown bag luncheons with a group of high-powered women at the law offices of Ted Olson, now US Solicitor General. I was awed […]

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Charlotte Allen says great hostesses don’t just throw parties—they uphold standards

If Your Guest Drinks from the Finger Bowl: Charlotte Allen says great hostesses don’t just throw parties—they uphold standards Charlotte Allen I LIKE SALLY QUINN. Yes, that Sally Quinn, the onetime party-beat reporter who married her boss at the Washington Post, Ben “Watergate” Bradlee. The Sally Quinn who whined in the op-ed pages from time […]

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Ring Around a Rosie – Rosie O’Donnell

Ring Around a Rosie – Rosie O’Donnell – Critical Essay Lisa Schiffren Lisa Schiffren goes to see Rosie O’Donnell as The Cat in the Hat. She realizes why Rosie does a huge disservice to her fans. GROWING UP, I was an ardent theatergoer. The paucity of serious drama that isn’t trendy nonsense has kept me […]

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opponents of using Indian names for sports teams are on the warpath. Pocahontas descendent Dave Shiflett scalps them

The Mascot Wars: opponents of using Indian names for sports teams are on the warpath. Pocahontas descendent Dave Shiflett scalps them Dave Shiflett THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS have a new coach–who required a bribe of $25 million to take on that thankless job–but the organization remains mired in an old controversy: the team name. As is […]

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The odd couple: single-sex education advocate Leonard Sax wonders why the Bush administration is getting all the blame for something Kay Bailey Hutchison arid Hillary Clinton teamed up to do for the nation’s public schools

The odd couple: single-sex education advocate Leonard Sax wonders why the Bush administration is getting all the blame for something Kay Bailey Hutchison arid Hillary Clinton teamed up to do for the nation’s public schools – and credit Leonard Sax SINGLE-SEX EDUCATION has long been a no-no for feminists. So it was riot surprising that, […]

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What Fresh Hell Is This? A Guy Marooned in Women’s Studies

What Fresh Hell Is This? A Guy Marooned in Women’s Studies – Critical Essay Eric Adler Duke University grad student Eric Adler ended up in a women’s studies class because of the vicissitudes of scheduling. He was promised that there was no party line. That was the first lie. A BULLETIN BOARD at the entrance […]